Finally, NAACP leadership tell blacks to ARM themselves. It’s about time somebody in NAACP at any level spoke publicly on this issue. According to MyFoxMemphis Shabaka Afrika, president of NAACP branch Memphis, Tennessee said blacks should prepare to defend themselves.
Shabaka Afrika added:
“They have a right to defend themselves,” said Crittenden Co. NAACP President Shabaka Afrika, “We’re not suggesting people go out and start shooting folks and taking the law in their own hands, but it is clear that law enforcement or prosecutors or the judicial system cannot or will not defend us.”